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A crystal-meth addict struggles to get his next fix as he obsesses over a recent breakup in Spun, a black-comic drug drama from music video director Jonas Akerlund. Rushmore's Jason Schwartzman stars as Ross, a young man who finds his maniacal world crumbling around him over the course of one long weekend. Spun chronicles Ross' travails as he tries to score from his regular dealer, Spider Mike (John Leguizamo), who realizes during Ross' visit that he's misplaced his stash. Indisposed by the frantic drug search, Spider Mike's girlfriend, Cookie (Mena Suvari), enlists Ross to… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 37%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It never quite convinces you this is anything but a fashion shoot."
‑ Geoff Pevere, Toronto Star
"This drug drama has enough drugs to stock a hospital but precious little in the way of drama."
‑ Jeff Strickler, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"The mix of a fast pace, animated moments, and the always nuts Rourke makes for an entertaining flick"
‑ Jason Gorber, Film Scouts
"Madly arranged in one ambivalent, entirely creative work that attempts not only to convey a feeling, but a sense of experience"
‑ Jordan Hiller, Bangitout.com
"Aims for the edge but eccentricity and excess take over and dominate, thus taking the rest of the film down with them."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Apollo Guide
"A placebo of a film."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"A gleefully repulsive movie."
‑ Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
"Mesmo com seu ótimo elenco, esta cópia sem personalidade de Vamos Nessa! e Réquiem para um Sonho é o exemplo perfeito da expressão 'muito estilo para pouco conteúdo'."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"More intent on giving us a day-in-the-life presentation of some speed freaks and their hijinks than actually telling us anything about them. Their actions are meaningless."
‑ Eric D. Snider, EricDSnider.com
"Boring it's not."
‑ Jurgen Fauth, About.com
"Ultimately, Spun has no more substance than American Pie II."
‑ Terry Lawson, Detroit Free Press
"A loud, disorderly descent into narcissism, a movie so in love with itself that its gaze rarely leaves the mirror."
‑ Bill Muller, Arizona Republic
"Une bien mauvaise caricature."
‑ Jean-François Vandeuren, Panorama
"Like an ex-addict reminiscing over their days of dependence, it's dead behind the eyes: hollowed out."
‑ Nev Pierce, BBC.com
"Repulsive but mesmerizing."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
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